ICONIC SOUND: Contemporary pipes and drums band The Clash play their way off the stage at Scots in the Bush at Boondooma Homestead
ICONIC SOUND: Contemporary pipes and drums band The Clash play their way off the stage at Scots in the Bush at Boondooma Homestead Keagan Elder

Scots take over bush homestead for festival

BOONDOOMA Homestead will be a bush haven for those of Scottish heritage this week.

Scots in the Bush will be held at the homestead on Mundubbera-Durong Rd from August 15-18.

The group will be celebrating all things Scottish, from pipe bands, iconic Scottish dancing, Scottish food and more.

All Scottish clans are welcome for the weekend full of fun entertainment, such as Ceilidh dancing, combined band performances and "Kirkin 'O' the Tartan”.

Saturday morning will kick off with the performers parade, followed by the clan and tartan parade at 11am ahead of the official opening of the 2019 Scots in the Bush celebrations.

The highlight of the weekend will be the Highland Games from 12.30-2pm on Saturday.

A pipes and drums performance will run at the same time in the gardens.

A range of entertainment will run over the four days, including performances by the Dalby Thistle Pipe Band and Rum City Highland Dancers.

There will also be bush poetry readings by poets such as The Scottish Balladeer Biran Letton.

A Celtic Psychosis will also make an appearance at various times over the weekend.

The $75 ticket includes entry, bush camping and all entertainment at Boondooma Homestead.

Children under 14 years gain free entry and day rates are also available for the weekend.

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